Yahoo! Oil News

By , September 28, 2010 10:40 pm

(news provided by Yahoo! Sports)

  1. Toughest jobs in sports: Ice maker for the Phoenix Coyotes (Puck Daddy):
    This is the fifth of eight entries in a Yahoo Sports series on the toughest jobs in sports. Click here to check out previous stories and a schedule for what’s to come.
  2. Winners, losers in NBC Sports 2014-15 NHL TV schedule (Puck Daddy):
    You’ve got to feel for the San Jose Sharks. Not only did they see a good season wasted with yet another early-season exit, but this one may have been the most heart-breaking of all, with the team squandering a 3-0 lead to the eventual Staney Cup Champion LA Kings. Then, to make matters worse, they’ll have to open the season playing those same LA Kings and standing around trying not to look as their in-state rivals raise their second Stanley Cup banner.
    It’s going to be truly uncomfortable for
  3. GMs should learn to shop smarter (What We Learned) (Puck Daddy):
    ( Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.)
    Tanner Glass and Lee Stempniak are teammates again, for the first time since spring, and second time since 2004-05. That year, they played together at Dartmouth, with Stempniak a senior and Glass a sophomore.
    Now, they’re both on the New York Rangers and
  4. Hiller’s ‘appendicitis attack’; Babcock scaring away UFAs?; learning ‘stupid easy’ fancy stats (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy):
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.
  5. Fantasy Hockey: The fantasy spin on this summer’s free agent signings (Puck Daddy):
    With the first two-plus weeks of free agency officially in the rearview mirror, we can compare and contrast the dozens of UFA deals to get a true feel for which teams should be patting themselves on the back (or suffering from buyer’s remorse) and which agents might be getting a shiny new Rolex come holiday time (or settling for the gift that keeps on giving the whole year ).
    The Rich Don’t Need to Get Richer
    How can signing UFA forwards Adam Cracknell and David Van Der Gulik (combined
  6. Oilers hire Thompson as assistant coach (The SportsXchange):
    Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins continued to tweak his staff this offseason with the hiring of Oklahoma City Barons assistant Rocky Thompson as an assistant, it was announced
  7. Renney ready for the challenge of running Hockey Canada (Yahoo Sports):
    As the new head of Hockey Canada, Tom Renney says he’s ready to tackle the big challenges
  8. Leafs want it all; Vlasic wins Twitter; Roberto Luongo, biggest loser? (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy):
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.
  9. Panthers sign D Olsen (The SportsXchange):
    Defenseman Dylan Olsen signed a two-year contract with the Florida Panthers, the team announced Monday. The Panthers also signed forwards Garrett Wilson and Ryan Martindale to one-year, two-way contracts. Olsen, 23, was a restricted free agent who played 44 games for Florida last season. A first-round pick (No. 28) of the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2009 NHL Draft, Olsen was acquired by the Panthers on Nov. 14 along with forward Jimmy Hayes in a trade that sent forward Kris Versteeg to
  10. Tom Renney the new president of Hockey Canada: Report (Puck Daddy):
    Detroit Red Wings associate coach Tom Renney is the new president and CEO of Hockey Canada, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. Which seems like a nice upwardly mobile career move. 
    He replaces Bob Nicholson, who is now the vice-chairman of the Katz Group, putting him at the head of the Edmonton Oilers empire.
    Renney has history with Hockey Canada, coaching the national team from 1992-94, including Canada’s silver medal in the 1992 Lillehammer Games (thanks, Peter Forsberg). Renney has

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